Identity theft scam reported in the county

Residents in the county have reported receiving a pink notification by mail which advises that the recipient has been pre-approved by Medicare for a back brace or knee brace. This is a scam – an effort to gain access to your personal info. In an attempt to make the scam look legitimate, the card includes a claim deadline and release code. The phone More...

by Jaynell Graham | Published 2 days ago
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

BOE considers free meal plan

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Tony Crago, coordinator for the West Virginia Office of Child Nutrition gave a presentation on the Community Eligibility Provision school meal program, at the Pocahontas County Board More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

School levy committee planning public forums

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer While students and staff relax and enjoy their summer, Pocahontas County Superintendent of Schools Terrence Beam and members of the levy committee have been hard at work preparing information More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

What does the Obseravtory mean to you?

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In 1956, the National Science Foundation selected the rural town of Green Bank to be home to a National Radio Astronomy Observatory facility. Across the span of the next six decades, More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Two charged with multiple felonies

A quick response from Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Dave Walton led to the recovery of lottery tickets stolen from Buckeye County Mart, as well as the capture of two individuals wanted for More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Planned power outage July 29

A planned outage to perform maintenance is slated for Friday, July 29. The outage will occur from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Approximately 1,300 customers will be affected in the vicinity of Arbovale, Bartow, Dunmore, More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Fire damaged Bartow bridge under repair

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Two years ago in July, a Petroleum Carriers, LLC, tanker truck carrying 7,800 gallons of diesel fuel was traveling Route 29 north in Bartow when it turned onto its right side and skidded More...